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Seahawks' Live Hawk Mascot Skips Pregame Routine, Hangs Out with Fans Instead

The Seattle Seahawks' live mascot—Taima the Hawk—decided to shake things up before Sunday's game against the New York Giants. Taima typically flies around CenturyLink Field before the game and then returns to its handler. The hawk decided to do something a little different this week. Show More Summary

Andy Dalton Should Be Replaced as Cincinnati Bengals' Starting Quarterback

Andy Dalton's recent play has been inexcusable. Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis can't afford to allow his enigmatic quarterback to continue to hold this very talented group back. This is not a knee-jerk reaction to Dalton's miserable performance on Thursday night against the rival Cleveland Browns. Show More Summary

Jeff Fisher Needs to Break His Mold, Stick with Tre Mason at Running Back

St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher can be confusing with his actions, and his words. His hard rockin’ and deep woods hunting/car chasing is also confusing, but that’s a conversation for another time. The target of Fisher’s general oddness has been his offensive backfield, a place where a direction seems to exist before it doesn’t. Show More Summary

Dolphins vs. Lions: Breaking Down Miami's Game Plan

Coming off a promising 37-0 blowout victory against the San Diego Chargers in Week 9, the Miami Dolphins now face a much different type of opponent, the Detroit Lions. Each team is looking for their fourth consecutive victory, and the...Show More Summary

Arizona Cardinals Need More from Talented but Underperforming Michael Floyd

Let’s step back in time together for a moment. Not too far...and yes, the time vessel plays only Shaggy ’s greatest hits with “ Tubthumping ” intermittently mixed in. Accept my deepest apologies for that, but it’s only a minor annoyance...Show More Summary

Power Ranking The NFL Announcers

I've gone on and made a definitive list that all others will be judged by, and if you disagree well then I'm sorry you have chosen to live your life as a person who is wrong all the time.

Kaepernick and 49ers' Offensive Line Struggling to Handle Pressure

The San Francisco 49ers have many problems offensively. Or at least with the way they think about offense. Giving running back Frank Gore only 14 carries against one of the league’s worst run defenses led to record levels of double facepalming. Show More Summary

Toxic Atmosphere Surrounding Redskins Is Turning the Franchise into a Joke

We should have known better than to believe it was just a Mike Shanahan thing. Because the reality is it's always been a Daniel Snyder thing. The Washington Redskins were a hot mess before Shanahan took over as head coach, they wereShow More Summary

Eagles Can Survive, Even Succeed with Mark Sanchez at Quarterback

Nick Foles has a cracked clavicle, according to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport. And while the quarterback's rehab timeline remains murky, the fact remains the Philadelphia Eagles are entering an extended stretch in which they won't have their starting quarterback. In this pass-happy, quarterback-dependent era, that's often a football death sentence. Show More Summary

Takeaways from Social Chatter of Pittsburgh Steelers' Win over Baltimore Ravens

Whenever the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers play, it’s bound to get chippy. In that sense, Sunday’s prime-time game did not disappoint. Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs set the tone early with this vicious hit on LeGarrette Blount : Suggs was flagged 15 yards for unnecessary roughness. Show More Summary

Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Hangover: Patriots, Steelers Rock Their Rivals

Tom Brady-Peyton Manning XVI was an old-fashioned Brady-Manning game. For fans of thrilling, mythological showdowns, that's not a good thing. Old-fashioned Brady-Manning games were like old-fashioned Super Bowls: They were often terrible. Show More Summary

Greg Roman's Approach Is Steering the San Francisco 49ers Toward Mediocrity

The San Francisco 49ers were one yard away from beating the St. Louis Rams Sunday. It was the sort of script cut straight from Kevin Dyson’s nightmares or a Tony D’Amato rant that crescendos when a fallen man speaks about inches and the lessons of past failures while sporadically screaming. It’s every football cliche ever. Show More Summary

NFL Week 9 Picks: It's Brady Manning XVI! Merry BradyManningmas!

Riffs, rants, observations and dissenting opinions from the voices in my head: Here's a warped and dented take on the latest Tom Brady-Peyton Manning matchup and other, less-worthy events of the upcoming weekend. Note: All times listed...Show More Summary

Former Patriots OL Matt Light Scares Hotel Guests by Pretending to Be Mannequin

Former New England Patriots offensive lineman Matt Light is no longer playing football, so he has some time to have fun while living the retired life. In a Halloween-themed prank set up by Marriott, the 36-year-old pretended to be a mannequin to scare unsuspecting guests. Show More Summary

Bleacher Report's Midseason NFL All-Pro Team

Peyton Manning. Justin James Watt. Those players are two of the National Football's League's very best at what they do. Manning is a household name who has appeared in approximately every commercial of the past two years. Watt isn'tShow More Summary

Browns Fan Celebrates Team's Success by Putting Her Own Spin on 'Frozen' Song

For what feels like the first time in forever for Cleveland Browns fans, their team may actually be relevant. That has some fans literally singing with joy. Although Cleveland currently sits in last place in the AFC North, the team is 4-3. Show More Summary

NFL Power Rankings 2014: Predicting Post Week 9 Standings

The NFL is one big sloppy mess at the moment, and that's meant in the best way possible. Last week consisted of many teams hanging on the edge of relevance, winning in convincing fashion, tarnishing a highly regarded club's status in the process. Show More Summary

Dissecting Most Crucial Matchups in Colts' Week 9 Contest Against Giants

Still catching your breath from that astonishing showing last week? You're not alone. Truth is, it's hard to look forward to next week after being on the receiving end of such a vicious onslaught. At least the Indianapolis Colts getShow More Summary

Patriots' Offensive Line Going from Weakness to Strength

It seems like so much longer than one month ago that the New England Patriots were in total disarray. Quarterback Tom Brady was said to be on the decline and no longer an elite quarterback. The offense completely lacked weapons. What...Show More Summary

Week 9 NFL Picks: Latest Betting Odds, Vegas Spreads and Projections

Week 9 of the 2014 NFL season begins with a Thursday Night Football contest the day before Halloween. Given the twists and turns we've seen so far this year, it's likely we're in for a trick instead of a treat. After all, we're coming off a week in which two teams recorded over 50 points. Show More Summary

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